12 week old sexing help

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jnbelknap, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. jnbelknap

    jnbelknap Chirping

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    I hatched Lily with a broody hen nearly 12 weeks ago. I've thought Pullet since the beginning until some beautiful coloring started to come in and the last few days where her tail feathers coming in are changing shape. I may be paranoid. She does not exhibit any Roo tendencies. Can you help me with her sex?

    Background: Her dad is a full EE and her mom is a large, beautiful lavender orpington. When her mom was her age, she had a large comb and thick legs as well. Below are some pictures of her. Please help!

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  2. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Songster

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    I'm not 100%, but the rump/tail say cockerel to me.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    Cockerel
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Cockerel.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Definitely a cockerel. Sorry. :eek:(
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Cockerel for sure.
     
  7. jnbelknap

    jnbelknap Chirping

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    Oh dear. How disappointing. I knew it, and now it appears unanimous. Thank you everyone for the vote!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    X2 Sorry
     

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